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Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on the Grand Mediterranean and Africa Voyage aboard Prinsendam. Wondering if our Grand Voyages are your dream getaway? Read below for a peek into her exotic vacation! This spring my husband Humberto and I wanted to visit areas of the Mediterranean and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

Cruise Around Africa with Exotic Air Savings

Cruise Around Africa with Exotic Air Savings

A cruise to Africa exposes travelers to ancient and recent history, exotic wildlife and incredible topography. It is a continent of life and wonder, and there is no time like now to check it off your travel list!

Captain’s Log: Maputo, Mozambique

Captain’s Log: Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique Maputo lies on the East African coast and I last visited there during my ‘general cargo ship’ days of the 1970’s; then it was called Lourenco Marques and was under Portuguese administration. As a cadet, one could use bars of soap as currency, this came in handy because I only earned $15 or…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Luderitz

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Luderitz

This photo was taken in Namibia. It’s both haunting and beautiful. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and the blue was vibrant against the sand, which was filling the remains of the abandoned house. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam

On Safari with Jayne

On Safari with Jayne

Future Cruise Consultant Jayne Colella sent us more amazing photos and stories from her travels through Africa, most recently on a South African safari. Jayne will join Noordam in Rome October 6. Hello again! It’s been a week and a bit since climbing Kili in Tanzania , and after that strenuous trek straight uphill for…   read more of “On Safari with…”